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Valerie Pistole

Estate planning Attorney at Sonoma, CA

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 48 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1975
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Valerie

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Practice areas
  1. Business
    50%
    Our firm assists clients in setting up their business, dealing with operational issues and terminating businesses and business relationships.

    49 years

  2. Estate planning
    50%
    I have never kept track of the many clients that I have assisted over the years. Our firm does Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Advance Health Care DIrectives, - all the documents to complete your estate plan.

    49 years

Location

Valerie Pistole
607 W Napa St
Sonoma, CA, 95476-6410

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Posted by anonymous | September 10, 2015
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Valerie pistole
Valerie pistole is a very competant attorney. She handled my estate planning . I have a very large family and she took the time to help me work out exactly what I wanted for all of them and makes sure we review it and make changes when needed

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Resume

AVVO RATING 7.8 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Walter and Pistole
  • 1993 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Walter, Pistole and Spohn
  • 1984 - 1993
  • attorney
  • Wagner Law Group
  • 1978 - 1984
  • Attorney
  • Quigley & Associates, PC
  • 1975 - 1978
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Education

  • Golden Gate University
  • MA - Masters
  • 1982
  • Santa Clara University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1975
  • Syracuse University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1972
  • Harvard University
  • undergraduate course work
  • N/A
  • Stanford University
  • undergraduate course work
  • N/A
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Sample of Legal Cases

  • Estate of Welby
  • Stock transferred to surviving spouse
  • Estate of Richardson
  • Order of Distribution
  • Estate of Brown`
  • Order of Distribution
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Associations

  • California Trusts and Estate Sction
  • 2004 - Present
  • Sonoma County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present
  • Napa Valley Bar Association
  • Chair Family Law Committee
  • 1983 - 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Woman of the Year
  • Sonoma Valley Hospital
  • 2013
  • Service Above Self
  • Rotary International
  • 2013
  • Paul Harris Fellow
  • Rotary International
  • 2010
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • State Bar of California
  • 1990
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Publications

  • Sun Newspaper
  • Registering a Business Name
  • 2008
  • Legal Matters
  • New Laws for 2009 Affecting Wineries and Nonprofits in CA
  • 2008
  • Legal Matters
  • Corporations are the Dominant Form of Business Ownership Today
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • Sonoma Community Center
  • Charitable Gifts
  • 2015
  • Board Meeting
  • Holographic wills
  • 2015
  • Vintage House
  • Estate Planning
  • 2014
  • Hit the Road Jack
  • Legal rights for tenns
  • 2013
  • Breaking Through
  • Trusts and Will
  • 2012
  • Estate Planning
  • Revocable Trusts
  • 1987
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Sonoma Estate planning Lawyer Valerie Pistole
Valerie Pistole
Estate planning Attorney
Sonoma, CA
Licensed for 48 years